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" It acts, not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state. It receives and pays the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the publie ; it circulates exchequer bills ; and it advances to government the annual amount... "
Historical Sketch of the Bank of England: With an Examination of the ... - Page 33
by John Ramsay McCulloch - 1831 - 77 pages
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The New Werner Twentieth Century Edition of the Encyclopaedia ..., Volume 3

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...Government. "She acts not only," says Adam Smith, " as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state. She receives and pays the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the public; she circulates Exchequer bills; and she advances to the Government the annual amount of the land and...
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Life and Writings of Thomas Paine, Volume 9

Thomas Paine - 1908
...chapter 2) "acts not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state; it receives and pays a greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the public." (It is worth observing, that the public, or the nation, is always put for the Government, in speaking of...
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Lauderdale's Notes on Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations

James Maitland Lauderdale, James Maitland Earl of Lauderdale, James Maitland, Adam Smith - Business & Economics - 1996 - 168 pages
...can be established by act of parliament, or can consist of more than six members. It acts, not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state....the annuities which are due to the creditors of the publick, it circulates exchequer bills, and it advances to government the annual amount of the land...
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Too Big to Fail: Policies and Practices in Government Bailouts

Financial Management Association International. Meeting - Business & Economics - 2004 - 359 pages
...parliament, or can consist of more than six members. It acts, not only as an ordinary bank, but also as a great engine of state. It receives and pays the...the annuities which are due to the creditors of the publick, it circulates exchequer bills, and it advances to government the annual amount of the land...
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A Commercial Dictionary: Containing the Present State of ..., Volume 1

Joshua Montefiore - Business & Economics - 2004
...bank-. Its action is not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of state, receiving and paying the greater part of the annuities which are due to the^ creditors of the public, circulating exchequer bills, and advancing to government the annual amount of the land and malt taxes,...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - Business & Economics - 2007 - 512 pages
...members. It afts, not only as an ordinary bank, but as a great engine of ftate. It receive! and payi the greater part of the annuities which are due to the creditors of the public, it circulate* exchequer bills, and it advances to government the annual amount of the land and malt tame*,...
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